First performed in 1895, The Importance of Being Earnest: A Trivial Comedy for Serious People is a farcical comedic play by Oscar Wilde. The production focuses on Jack and Algernon, who both pose as Ernest, to woo their loves and escape other social obligations. The chaos that ensues is worthy of a 1970s television sitcom.
All of the characters are dragged into lies and explanations in and out of other lies. There’s no shame if you get confused in the tangled web the “bunburying” creates. Algernon defines bunburying as creating an elaborate deception which allows one to misbehave while appearing to be a solid person.
Thin Ice Theater Company is comprised of home-schooled students. Grade school, middle school and high school are the three age groups of performers. We were impressed by the performances of the young thespians.
The Importance of Being Earnest was performed at Devonshire Playhouse, located inside the Devonshire Cultural Center, part of the Skokie Park District. Devonshire Playhouse hosts Devonshire dance productions and productions of Thin Ice Ensemble and E.D.G.E Theatre. While at the Devonshire Cultural Center, we checked out the beautiful artwork adorning the walls.
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Manchester, a city already buzzing with energy, welcomes some exciting new additions, from boutique hotels to highly anticipated culinary destinations to historic venues. Plan a trip to Manchester to not only indulge in your favorite soccer team but also to enjoy delicious food, both charming and luxury accommodations, and lively events and venues.
From 24-Hour Butler Service to a Sky Pool: Boutique Luxury Awaits at Vista Encantada Spa Resort & Residences in Los Cabos
Set on a seaside bluff overlooking Land’s End in Cabo San Lucas, Vista Encantada Spa Resort & Residences is a Baja paradise specializing in serene vistas and impeccable hospitality, offering a Pacific coast lifestyle with authentic Mexican touches. Guests can now earn a fourth night free at the stunning resort, plus a $100 resort credit, when booking through March 20, for travel through June 15.
Porvoo, Finland, only an hour from Helsinki, is a medieval coastal town and a cultural haven, well known for its exciting culinary scene, colorful wooden houses and cafés. Here, you will discover the new Runo Porvoo Hotel, a family-owned landmark building and business blending Finnish traditions with contemporary Nordic design, world-class artwork and the rustic-meets-modern allure of American Shaker-style furnishings.
August is National Golf Month. Our three-part round-up will highlight the best courses around the world to tee off in celebration. Today, we highlight three international courses for your consideration.
Start planning that long-awaited trip to the island of Ireland. With all travel restrictions now lifted, there has never been a better time to visit.
Salmon Falls Resort in Ketchikan, Alaska, spoils guests with a new immersive luxury offer. The VIP fishing trip offer, called Hooked on Salmon Falls, starts at $15,000 for two guests and includes a four-night stay in a presidential king ocean view suite. In addition to round-trip airport transfers, the offer also comes with complimentary dining and $250 in fish shipping credit.
The Hotel Bel-Air hosts a new end-of-summer BBQ with Master Chef Wolfgang Puck on the lawn of the hotel. The event is back after a three-year hiatus, set to take place Sept. 6. Guests will be able to enjoy an evening featuring backyard-style barbeque and seasonal summer favorites.
When American travelers make plans to visit Portugal, Lisbon is usually their first stop.
The Oberoi, Marrakech introduces its new holistic wellness program, SAHA. Meaning health in Arabic, SAHA aims to help guests reach their full wellbeing potential. The program operates on four key cornerstones: soul & spirit, active body, holistic treatments and a better plate.